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How California’s Paradise Become our Purgatory

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Posted By: 4250Luis, 6/20/2024 7:38:47 AM

California has become a test case of the suicide of the West. Never before has such a state, so rich in natural resources and endowed with such a bountiful human inheritance, self-destructed so rapidly. How and why did California so utterly consume its unmatched natural and ancestral inheritance and end up as a warning to Western civilization of what might be in store for anyone who followed its nihilism? The symptoms of the state’s suicide are indisputable. Governor Gavin Newsom enjoyed a recent $98 billion budget surplus—gifted from multibillion-dollar federal COVID-19 subsidies, the highest income and gas taxes in the nation, and among the country’s steepest sales and property taxes.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: downnout 6/20/2024 7:58:56 AM (No. 1740400)
I weep for the state of my birth.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Paperpuncher 6/20/2024 8:46:59 AM (No. 1740444)
I am blessed that the State of my birth is Ohio!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 6/20/2024 10:17:41 AM (No. 1740501)
They feel they've got to kill it to own it. They want to be the (only, low) bidder.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Flyball Dogs 6/20/2024 10:38:42 AM (No. 1740514)
My question is WHY? Why are they destroying California?? And wish to do the same for the rest of the country ? You want power so badly that you would rather rule over ruins than not rule at all? Some serious mental issues at work here.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: dwa 6/20/2024 11:33:39 AM (No. 1740549)
An excellent summary of what Democrat policies get you. Apparently 1/3 to 1/2 the country is too stupid to understand this.
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